4 edition of The history of aircraft found in the catalog.
The history of aircraft
A brief history of flying machines from the first rudimentary craft built in the nineteenth century to the sleek, sophisticated jets that ply the airspace today.
|Statement||Chris Maynard and John Paton.|
|Series||A Gateway fact book|
|Contributions||Paton, John, 1914-|
|LC Classifications||TL670.3 .M39 1982|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||93 p.,  leaf of plates :|
|Number of Pages||93|
|LC Control Number||81051779|
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